Chinese Wellness Tips

Solar Day: 立冬 Li Dong (The Beginning of Winter)

"Long before there were x-rays, cat scans, and blood tests, traditional healers used noninvasive methods to ascertain personal health, talents, and character. From their understanding came a deep appreciation for the unity of the mind, body, and spirit. For the Oriental diagnostician, the body is the physical manifestation of the soul. Body and soul are one. The body is both a symptom and a symbol of the spirit. Oriental diagnosis...

What are your feet saying about your brain health?

Note the indentation on the inside edge of the big toe. People commonly think this crease is caused by their second toe resting against the big toe or from their shoes; however, this is not the case. This area of the big toe corresponds to the cerebellum (responsible for memories) and the brain stem. The development of this crease/edge may indicate that brain energy is degenerating and may also indicate...

Gall Bladder and Liver Cleanse

Eat all the granny smith apples and/or freshly squeezed apple juice(not store bought) you can for 3 days. Also drink water. Eat nothing else. On the final evening get ready for bed. Have 1 (8 oz.) cup of olive oil and 1 (8 oz. cup of lemon juice beside your bed. Take as long as you need to drink it. The slower you drink it, the easier it will be...

Acid vs. Alkaline Diet

The balance of acid and alkaline forming foods in diet is key to good health. Acid versus Alkaline In a macrobiotic diet based on whole, living foods, the grains and some beans, such as lentils, are acid-forming; while vegetables and fruits are alkaline-forming (this is why it is important to eat as many vegetables and grains in typical day). If you add in fish, dairy foods, and meat, your diet...

Foot Soaking

Foot soaking is commonly regarded as one of the simplest yet most effective Chinese self-wellness concepts. And old Chinese saying tells us, "The foot is the second heart of the human body. The aging of the tree begins from its roots, people age from their feet.          Reflexology Chart

Using Cedar Wood

Our Cedar Wood Tubs are Naturally Treated - Custom Crafted -Durability Tested The Benefits of Cedar Wood: Remarkable dimensional stability: Cedar wood maintains its size and shape regardless of fluctuating temperatures or weather conditions Sustains water temperature Resistant to moisture and insect damage Cedar scent is commonly used as a soothing and relaxing aromatic application Caring for your Cedar Wood Tub: To prolong the life of your tub, avoid heat...

How to Soak Your Feet

Foot soaks have been enjoyed in China for thousands of years to enhance a healthy lifestyle. Our foot tub is simple to use. Just find a comfortable spot in your home, pour the desired amount of water into the tub, begin soaking and enjoy! For best results we recommend using our specially formulated Natural Chinese Foot Soak Herbs. Directions:  Put tub on a safe flat surface. Fill tub with 1/2...